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unwater

[¦ən′wȯd·ər]
(engineering)
To remove or draw off water; to drain.
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A flood-irrigated pasture contrasts starkly with the unwatered fields around it: green amidst brown, fresh pasture carrying a dense herd of stock amidst unoccupied fields of dry grass.
"Left unwatered while I / gallivanted elsewhere, / they'd languish," the speaker confesses, "the tough / green warty leaf-rosettes / would droop and then, repeatedly, / revive." Over the course of the poem, the plants cycle through a series of near-death misses and revivals only to be nearly forgotten by their caretakers.
Tomatoes left unpicked and unwatered will be dead after two weeks, courgettes will have turned into marrows which have a more bitter flavour but are still edible, lettuces will have gone to seed and will need digging up and composting.
Director Ed Cornely's set design is a perfectly shabby reflection of Oscar's slovenly lifestyle - a puree of empty pizza boxes, crooked pictures on the walls, dirty socks and underwear hanging on unwatered plants, and crumpled newspapers on the floor - all eventually set to rights by neat-freak Felix.
3) 2009 Legislation--However, even when state or local governments have enforced watering restrictions, homeowners associations have fined property owners if the unwatered lawn did not meet the aesthetic expectations of the association.
Bin Yahya revealed that a new project by the organization in Syria is underway, which is related to food security that supports unwatered agriculture.
Will the old dears who staff her shop respond well to her forthright advice, or will they wilt like a bunch of blue-rinsed marigolds left unwatered in the sun?
On an unwatered pitch, Czech Republic almost snatched victory when Daniel Pudil hit the woodwork with a free-kick.
Bentleys are going unwashed, delphiniums are going unwatered and there's talk of Neighbourhood Water Watch groups - to catch people sprinkling their lawns at midnight.
Plants were then exposed to the following treatments to examine for recovery following 14 d of combined drought and heat stress: (i) continually maintained unwatered and heat stressed (stress control); (ii) rewatered, but still exposed to heat stress (rewatering); (iii) unwatered, but returned to optimum temperature (20/15[degrees]C) (cooling); and (iv) rewatered and exposed to optimum temperature (rewatering and cooling).
I didn't have an agent, so it came to me unfiltered, unwatered, neat.
The author plants them in his text as seeds gone unwatered to give us evidence of what a poor tiller of novelistic soil his narrator is.